Tag Archives: high school

Sandy Hook took place as ‘alternative facts’ reinforced the objective truth

On December 14, 2012, I covered the murder of 20 school children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Even then, it struck me – and no doubt many others – as a watershed event. If the country could tolerate a mental patient gunning down first …

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HS Sports Xtra: Bay Port posts 112 points in semi-regional | WFRV Local 5

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WFRV) – In a game where Kaukauna was missing several starters due to disciplinary action, Bay Port enjoyed their best score of the season, scoring 112 points on the road on Friday. HS Sports Xtra: Good evening for FRCC, FVA in regional semi-finals No 9 Bay Port advanced …

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A look back at Vince Vitrano’s sporting experiences with Lance Allan

MILWAUKEE — Where to start? Well, I started with young Vince over 25 years ago. Not at TMJ4, but at WFRV in Green Bay. “Something in the archives, illustrating Vince Vitrano’s own offense called V-Bone, offense,” said Andy Gallion, a high school friend of Vince. “In a camp. A football …

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The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service aims to break through the ‘disaster and gloom’ – and be actually helpful

Ron Smith is editor and project director of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, which launched in 2010. The interview was conducted by Sara Shahriari, director of leadership and talent development for INN, and Emily Rosemanresearch director and editor of INN. Sara Shahriari and Emily Roseman: Tell us a bit about your …

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Milwaukee Excellence signs four-year lease in vacant MPS building

Milwaukee Excellence, an independently operated charter school, will have its own high school this fall, under a four-year lease approved Thursday by the Milwaukee School Board for the district’s vacant Happy Hill School building. Headteachers thanked the board on Thursday for stability in approving a four-year lease earlier this year, …

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Milwaukee native Chris Garrett will head to the Super Bowl on Sunday

Seeing the talent first-hand, Wisconsin Lutheran head football coach Joel Radue isn’t surprised that “Super Bowl Sunday” includes an ex-Viking. “His desire to do well is what sets him apart. I mean he’s relentless. And he’ll go after and after, his engine never stops,” says Radue. As the 252nd pick …

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Rufus King shooting in Milwaukee, MPS responds to parents’ frustrations

Rufus King shooting in Milwaukee, MPS responds to parents’ frustrations Milwaukee Public School leaders participated in a town hall at Rufus King High School after five people were shot outside of a basketball game. Parents said they were frustrated with what they call a lack of communication from school staff. …

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New teen dating violence prevention bill introduced in Wisconsin Legislature

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) — Members of the Wisconsin State Legislature introduced a new bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would implement a teen dating violence prevention program in schools. The bill is co-sponsored by Senator Jerry Petrowski of Marathon. Senator Melissa Agard introduced LRB-5627 on Wednesday, which would require the Wisconsin …

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Wisconsin Badgers Volleyball: Boston College MB/OPP Gabby McCaa transferred to UW

On Wednesday night, the incomparable @CVBTransfers announced that Boston College middle tackle and opposite side forward Gabby McCaa will be coming to play for the Wisconsin Badgers next season. McCaa will potentially have two years of eligibility remaining. Here are some quick facts about McCaa before diving into some stats: …

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Wisconsin Badgers Football: 2022 Defensive/Special Teams Depth Chart Overview

The 2022 football season will be here before you know it, but before that we have to go through winter conditioning, spring football and fall camp. That doesn’t mean we can’t start speculating what the depth chart will look like though! Belz, Owen and Tyler got together over a Google …

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Wausau West women’s basketball blasts Wisconsin Rapids and overtakes Eau Claire North to advance to 11-2

Wausau Driver and Review WAUSAU — Wausau West pounced on Wisconsin Rapids with a dominant first half and earned a 72-49 victory in an undefeated Wisconsin Valley Conference women’s basketball battle Friday at West High School. Wausau West took a 50-22 halftime lead and were able to hold on to …

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Three families from central Wisconsin “Shop with a Hero”

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Three families went shopping with the Wausau firefighters on Monday at Fleet Farm. Wausau Firefighter’s Community Assistance Foundation, Inc. has been helping families in the community secure Christmas presents since 2018 with the “Shop with a Hero” campaign. Firefighters said it’s the smiles they see that …

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Free Vacation Events in the Milwaukee Area

In the spirit of Christmas, we can all enjoy a little holiday cheer that doesn’t require admission to attend. Here’s a look at the free vacation events in the Milwaukee area for December: City of Festivals Symphony: Holiday Pajama Jamboree, December 1st. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Milwaukee …

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Who Were the Victims of the Wisconsin Christmas Parade Tragedy? – NBC Chicago

Six people have died after a vehicle passed through a crowd at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin over the weekend, turning a joyful holiday-filled afternoon into instant tragedy. The victims, aged 8 to 81, include a child, a man and four women, according to Waukesha officials. More than 40 …

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South Milwaukee Mayor Erik Brooks resigns November 22

South Milwaukee Mayor Erik Brooks is resigning effective November 22. “I don’t take this decision lightly. I’ve been thinking about it for months and now is a good time for me to do it personally, professionally and politically, ”Brooks said in a statement posted to his blog on Nov. 3. …

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Friday Scores | Tacoma News Tribune

FOOTBALL PREPARATION = Algoma 54, Green Bay NEW Lutheran Academy / Oneida / Providence 6 Almond-Bancroft def. Faithful, abandonment Altoona 45, Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau 28 Amherst 29, Markesan 15 Appleton North 45, Appleton East 9 Appleton West 20, Menomonee Falls 14, OT Aquin 45, Arcadia 14 Ashland 41, Merrill 6 Ashwaubenon 40, …

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Patio Choice: Matty’s Bar & Grille

Walking through the front door of Matty’s Bar & Grill, located at 14460 College Ave., the New Berlin neighborhood bar looks like this: a neighborhood bar. X The main indoor bar has that warm, classic town bar vibe: regulars, young and old, gathered around the bar or seated around the …

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Message from the community: United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County announces the recipients of the 2021 Philanthropic 5 Award

Editor’s Note: Community Posts are the perfect place for community announcements and event posts. If you have a community driven event that might be of interest to our readers, please submit here. United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County will celebrate and honor five community leaders and one outstanding …

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MPS students return to class in the fall

MILWAUKEE – In a letter to families at Milwaukee Public School, Keith Posley, Superintendent of MPS Schools, said all MPS schools will be open for in-person learning five days a week for the 2021-2022 school year. . What would you like to know MPS schools will be open for in-person …

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Arizona Diamondbacks 0, Milwaukee Brewers 5: One

Good evening Pitters. No, your timeline is correct. It is actually Tuesday and not Wednesday. The staff did some maneuvering so that Dano_in_Mississippi could prioritize trips safely. I jumped at the chance to exchange because I will be at the game with the Brute Squad tomorrow. However, I did not …

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Kevin Garnett joins Milwaukee High School Sports Awards

NBA Champion, MVP and Naismith Memorial Class of 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee Kevin Garnett will announce the basketball winners at the Milwaukee High School Sports Awards. Garnett joins a roster of recently released high profile athletes and celebrities who will be part of the show. The Milwaukee High …

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John R. Gerstl | 2021

John R. Gerstl January 25, 1936 – May 3, 2021 John R. Gerstl found peace on Monday, May 3, 2021, at the age of 85. He was born January 25, 1936, son of John and Lenore (née Sitter) Gerstl. John grew up in Milwaukee and graduated from Messmer High School …

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Wisconsin bills banning trans athletes are heard

MADISON, Wis. Republican-backed bills that would ban transgender athletes in Wisconsin from competing on women’s and women’s sports teams were scheduled for their first public hearings before legislative committees on Wednesday. Even as Wisconsin’s proposals move forward, they are likely to face a veto from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers if …

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Local dashboard of high schools, colleges and professionals

Professional Results / schedule National Basketball Association Qualifiers Saturday May 22 Eastern Conference playoffs Milwaukee 109, Miami 107 (OT), Milwaukee leads 1-0 Brooklyn 104, Boston 93, Brooklyn leads 1-0 Western Conference playoffs Dallas 113, Los Angeles Clippers 103, Dallas leads 1-0 Game 1: Portland at Denver, 9:30 p.m. Sunday 23 …

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Fever still winless after loss to Dream | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS – Chennedy Carter scored 23 points, Courtney Williams added 16 and Atlanta defeated Indiana Fever 83-79 on Friday night for Dream’s first win of the season. Carter made 1 of 2 free throws with 4.5 seconds left for a four-point lead. Indiana, with no delay, returned him to midfield …

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Larry King, Breezy Interviewer of the Famous and Infamous, Dies at 87

Attracted by the radio Larry King was born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger in Brooklyn on November 19, 1933, the second son of Edward and Jennie Gitlitz Zeiger, immigrants from Austria and Belarus. Their first son, Irwin, had died earlier. A younger brother, Martin, became a lawyer. Mr King’s father ran a …

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